IE 412 - OR Models for Mfg Systems

Semesters Offered

OR Models for Mfg SystemsIE412D30397LCD1230 - 1350 T R  403B2 Engineering Hall Douglas M King
OR Models for Mfg SystemsIE412ONL69492ONL4 -    Douglas M King

Official Description

Operations research techniques applied to problems in manufacturing and distribution. Single and multi-stage lot sizing problems, scheduling and sequencing problems, and performance evaluation of manufacturing systems. Course Information: 3 undergraduate hours. 3 or 4 graduate hours. Prerequisite: IE 310.

Course Description

This course begins with a discussion of foundation-level ideas and concepts behind supply chain management, followed by coverage of a number of operations research models to address decision scenarios can occur within manufacturing-related supply chains. These topics include (1) selecting production facility locations and assigning these facilities to the markets they will serve, (2) making strategic decisions under uncertainty, (3) forecasting demand and developing production plans, (4) analysis of cycle inventory and optimal lot sizing, (5) assessment of safety inventory levels under uncertain demand, and (6) selecting optimal levels of product availability. 3 undergraduate hours. 3 or 4 graduate hours. Prerequisite: IE 310.


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